UK election abuse data

The GATE team ( at the University of Sheffield have collected 1.4 million tweets sent to and by UK members of parliament in the months leading up to the 2015 and 2017 UK general elections. These data have been compiled into two spreadsheets. Both contain the Twitter IDs of the MPs, gender, party, number of tweets that person sent in the period collected, number of tweets received, and the number of those tweets containing abuse terms. The 2017 data also contains ethnicities derived from Wikipedia data.

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Additional Info
Field Value
Accessibility Both
AccessibilityMode OnLine Access
AccessibilityMode Download
Attribution requirements
Availability On-Line
Basic rights Temporary download of a single copy only
Basic rights Download
Basic rights Copying
Basic rights Distribution
Basic rights Modification
Basic rights Communication
Basic rights Making available to the public
ChildrenData No
Consent obtained also covers the envisaged transfer of the personal data outside the EU No
Consent of the data subject No
CreationDate 2018-02-27
Creator Gorrell, Genevieve
DataProtectionDirective Data Protection Act 1998
Display requirements
Distribution requirements
External Identifier
Field/Scope of use Any use
Language Select Language
License term /Not specified
ManifestationType Virtual
Personal data was manifestly made public by the data subject Yes
PersonalData Yes
PersonalSensitiveData Yes
ProcessingDegree Secondary
Requirement of non-disclosure (confidentiality mark)
Restrictions on use
Semantic Coverage
Sublicense rights No
Territory of use World Wide
ThematicCluster Text and Social Media Mining
TimeCoverage 2015-04-07 /2017-06-08
system:type Dataset
Management Info
Field Value
Author Gorrell Genevieve
Maintainer Gorrell Genevieve
Version 1
Last Updated 22 December 2020, 18:01 (CET)
Created 29 June 2018, 11:33 (CEST)